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689844

Advancing upon the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #689844

July 20, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1861 



* First Battle of Bull Run beginning - Manassas

* 1st major battle of the American Civil War




Close to half of the first column is taken up with a stack of headlines including: "THE ADVANCE" "Movements of the National Army" "Skirmishing at Bull's Run" "8000 Troops Engaged" "The Rebels Retire from their Posit... See More  

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689843

Guerrilla camps are broken up...

Item #689843

October 29, 1863

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War: "THE LATEST NEWS!" "Affairs On The Potomac" "The Rebels at Winchester & Upperville, Virginia" "General Lee to Winter In Gordonsville" "The War In Tennessee--Guerrilla Camps Broken Up" "Excitement In Baltimore" "Affairs at Sharpsburg&quo... See More  

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689842

Robert E. Lee is advancing northward...

Item #689842

October 14, 1863

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War: "The Latest From Meade's Army" "Lee Advancing Northward" "Our Forces Retiring" "Latest From the Southwest" "Interesting From Washington" "The Army of the Potomac" "Lee Attempts to Outflank Meade" "Brilliant Conduct of Our Cava... See More  

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689837

Peace talks... Lee is after Sherman...

Item #689837

February 04, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Feb. 4, 1865 



* Hampton Roads Conference



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Question Of Peace" "Secretary Seward & the Commissioners" "They Meet at Anchor in Hampton Roads" "Speculations As To the Result" "Mr. Lincoln at Fortress Monroe" "Lee Reported Sending Troops South"... See More  

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689836

Final Months of the Civil War...

Item #689836

January 14, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 14, 1865 



* Final months of the Civil War



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Latest From Richmond" "Gen. Grant's Army" "Butler's Great Canal" "The Porter-Butler Expedition" "Gen. Butler's Official Report" "WILMINGTON" "The Porter-Butler Expedition" and... See More  

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689835

Fort Sumter is bombarded...

Item #689835

August 19, 1863

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 19, 1863 



* Second Battle of Fort Sumter



Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "Sumter Bombarded" "Chattanooga Rebel's Account" "The Fight on Saturday 'Awful' " "All the Monitors and the 'New Ironsides' Engaged" "The Battle Still Raging on Sunday Morning" "Whereabouts ... See More  

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689832

General Forrest retreating thru Tennessee...

Item #689832

April 05, 1864

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, April 5, 1864  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Return to Washington" "The War In The Southwest" "Forrest Retreating through Tennessee" "Grierson's Cavalry In Pursuit" "Union Victory in Connecticut" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing & ... See More  

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689704

The last battle of the Civil War... Trial of Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #689704

May 28, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, New York, May 28, 1865 



* Kirby Smith Surrenders

* Formal end of Civil War

* Trial of the conspirators




Among the first column heads reporting on the trial of those who conspired to murder the President: "THE TRIAL" "Atzerott Prowling About for President Johnson" "Efforts to Impeach the Credibility of the Witnesses for the Prosecution" &q... See More  

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689679

Rare mention of Kit Carson...

Item #689679

September 04, 1863

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1863



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians



Page 5 has a brief but notable report headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians" about the defeat of a group of: " ...Navajoe Indians beyond fort Canby..." by part of the 1st New-Mexican Regiment led by Kit Carson.

Quite rare to see a report mentioning this famous Old West scout and  explor... See More  

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689671

Civil War map of Mobile Bay...

Item #689671

June 17, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "The Approach To Mobile" and also: "Vicinity of Forts Morgan & Gaines and the Entrance To Mobile Bay."

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "The Attack on Charleston" "Continued Fighting" "A Georgia Colonel & Sixty men Killed" "Battle In ... See More  

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689669

Map of the scenes of battle in Florida...

Item #689669

February 20, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 20, 1864 (erroneously printed as 1863 on pgs. 1 & 5)  The ftpg. is filled with ads being a "triple sheet" issue.

Much Civil War reporting on pages 3+ with a map headed: "The Campaign In Florida" with much detail, showing from St. Mary's to Ocala & much in between. Also a smaller map showing the Natchez, Mississippi, vicinity.

Among the c... See More  

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689661

Fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #689661

April 04, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 4, 1865 



* Fall of Richmond VA Virginia

* Civil War nearing the end




First column heads on the front page about the fall of Richmond: "GRANT" "Richmond Ours" "Weitzel Entered the Rebel Capital Yesterday Morning" "Many Guns Captured" "Our Troops Received with Enthusiasm" "The City On Fire" "Pe
... See More  

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689605

The Monitor versus the Merrimac... Lincoln's strategy for emancipation...

Item #689605

March 15, 1862

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE March 15, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln on Emancipation

* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads




A wonderful issue on the historic naval battle between the Monitor & the Merrimack, with much on other war reports as well.

The front page has a nice Civil War map: "Field Of Operations On th... See More  

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689603

The Emancipation Proclamation... Lincoln suspends the Writ of Habeas Corpus...

Item #689603

September 27, 1862

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1862 



* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln




Page 2 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant Presidential pronouncement of the entire Civil War wherein Lincoln declared all slaves free.

Headed: "A Proclamation By the President of the United States" the document begins at the... See More  

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689602

Four maps on the Civil War...

Item #689602

March 29, 1862

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 29, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map: "The Attack Upon Island No. 10" and another one column illustration: "The Mississippi": with related reporting. 

Page 4 has a small print showing Island #10 in the Mississippi, and page 5 has a map: "The Battle-Field At New Bern".

There is a wealth of Civil War reporting throughout.

Eigh... See More  

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689583

Five issues with a Civil War-related print...

Item #689583

November 22, 1862

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 5 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within a print related to the Civil War as well as a wealth of other prints not war-related.

Additionally there are news items from the war.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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689540

Fort McAllister, Georgia map....

Item #689540

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister" and more. Page 3 has the "Evening Edit... See More  

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689534

John Wilkes Booth appears at Ford's Theater...

Item #689534

November 05, 1863

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1863 



* John Wilkes Booth as an actor

* Rare appearance at Ford's Theatre




A terrific issue with one of the more ironic twists of history, and only to be found in a newspaper from Washington, D.C.

Near the top of the front page is an article headed: "Ford's New Theatre--The Lady of Lyons". The writer reports on t... See More  

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689524

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #689524

February 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 8, 1862



* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event)




The bottom of the first column on page 2 has a interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass Lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image).

Various Civil War reports on pages 5, 6 and 8 with 2 related... See More  

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689453

Early print of the Yosemite Valley...

Item #689453

November 21, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 21, 1863  The front page has a print of: "The War in Tennessee--Attempt of the Rebels to Blow up a Supply Train near Cumberland Tunnel" and a small print of: "Rockville, A Deserted Village Near Charleston".

The tipped-in centerfold is a nice print of the: "Grand Ball at the Academy of Music, New York...".

Other pri... See More  

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689188

Early issue of a Union occupation newspaper from Savannah...

Item #689188

January 04, 1865

SAVANNAH REPUBLICAN, Georgia, Jan. 4, 1865 



* Very rare Yankee occupation publication

* Soon after William T. Sherman's capture




This is a fascinating and very rare newspaper--just the 6th issue of this title printed--from just 2 weeks after the Confederates abandoned the city.

Half of the first column is taken up with a letter: "To Our Army & Navy Patrons!" which is ... See More  

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689182

Abraham Lincoln's 1st speech upon being re-elected...

Item #689182

November 11, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 11, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln address

* "In Response to a Serenade"

* Jefferson Davis & arming of slaves ?




Page five has column heads: "UNION REJOICES" "Serenading the President and Cabinet - Speeches of Mr. Lincoln, Mr. Seward, and Others."

The article includes one of the most humble calls for unity given by Lincoln: "The P... See More  

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689178

Full front page Civil War map of the Mississippi Valley...

Item #689178

March 08, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862 



* Rare full front page Civil War map - Mississippi Valley

* Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more




The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: "Sce... See More  

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689176

Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians... Lincoln's famous rally-letter endorsed...

Item #689176

September 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1863 



* Kit Carson

* Abraham Lincoln




Although much of the front page is taken up with reports from the Civil War, perhaps the most interesting item is the brief page 5 item headed: "Victory of Kit Carson Over the Indians", reading in part: "...had a fight with the Navajoe Indians beyond Fort Canby. The Indians were defeated with the loss of 13 ki... See More  

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689169

The very first official Memorial Day observance...

Item #689169

May 31, 1868

NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1868 



* Very 1st Memorial Day observance



Page 10 begins with: "THE UNION DEAD" "Decorat5ion of the Graves of Soldiers at the Cemeteries" "Muster of the Veterans of the War" "Patriotic Addresses & Affecting Ceremonies" "In Memoriam".

The first national celebration of Memorial Day took place May 30, 1868, at ... See More  

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689165

The Monitor versus the Merrimac, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #689165

March 14, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, March 14, 1862 



* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Hampton Roads, Virginia

* In a Confederate publication




Although over half of the front page is taken up with ads and notices, there is also much reporting on the Civil War, most significantly some great reporting on this historic naval battle between the new iron-clads the Monitor & the Merrimac.

This r... See More  

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689145

Fort Donelson, and two great Civil War maps, The "War Supplement"..

Item #689145

March 15, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 15, 1862  The front page has: "The War In Tennessee--Group of Rebel Prisoners Captured at Fort Donelson". Other prints within including: "Major-Gen. Ulysses S. Grant..." "Approach of the U.S. Gunboats to Fort Henry, Tenn. River", a terrific & very dramatic centerfold: "Storming of Fort Donelson...". Al... See More  

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689144

The Monitor vs. the Merrimac, & much more...

Item #689144

March 22, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia

* Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (CSS Virginia)

* Civil War ironclads clash w/ illustrations




The front page has a print of a soldier shooting, as well as a lengthy article: "The Naval Battle in Hampton Roads" which featured the historic battle between the Monitor & the Merr... See More  

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689080

Civil War map of Eastern Virginia...

Item #689080

May 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1862 



* First Battle of Winchester VA Virginia



The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN EASTERN VIRGINIA."

Among the front page column heads are: "The Gallant Action of Col. Crook" "Details of the Rebel Defeat" "We Whipped them Three to One" "Occupation of Raleigh, N.C."... See More  

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689077

Civil War map shows Maryland & Virginia...

Item #689077

July 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862 



* General John Pope vs. Robert E. Lee

* Northern Virginia Campaign map




The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Gen. Pope's Operations".

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Return of a Flag of Truce with Sick & Wounded" "Shocking Treatment of Union Prisoners" &quo... See More  

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689074

Fort McAllister, Georgia CW era map....

Item #689074

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863 



* Battle of Fort McAllister - Georgia



The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister"... See More  

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689046

Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...

Item #689046

March 09, 1861

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 



* Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had...



The front page has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life."

The larg... See More  

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689024

Great Civil War prints... Rolla (MO)... Beaufort (SC)... Camp Alexander...

Item #689024

February 01, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 1, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Campaign on the Potomac--Guard House Near Langley, Virginia, with Rebel Prisoners".

Inside a fullpg. print shows: "Port Royal Expedition--Scene in the Military Market at Beaufort" showing many African-American slaves.

Other prints include: "Encampment of the National Army Near Rolla", Mis... See More  

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688987

Killing of Booth & the Lincoln funeral...

Item #688987

May 13, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 13, 1865 



* Killing of John Wilkes Booth

* President Abraham Lincoln funeral

* Prints - illustrations - wood engravings




The front page shows: "Sergeant Boston Corbett, the Man who shot Booth" as well as a dramatic print of: "The Killing of Booth, the Assassin--The Dying Murderer drawn from the Barn where he had Taken Refuge.... See More  

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688985

Great graphic issue on the Lincoln assassination...

Item #688985

May 06, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 6, 1865 



* Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral



This issue remains one of the most dramatic of the newspapers reporting Lincoln's assassination, particularly for the terrific front page featuring a print of John Wilkes Booth leaping from the President's box at Ford's Theatre just after shooting Lincoln, showing the P... See More  

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688721

Sherman, Grant, and battles near Atlanta...

Item #688721

August 03, 1864

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 1864  



* Atlanta, Georgia campaign

* Battles before the city

* General William T. Sherman




Page 4 has: "From Sherman's Army" "Sherman Continues Victorious" "The Late Battles Near Atlanta" "From Gen. Grant" "Details of Recent Movements" "The Mine Before Petersburg" "... See More  

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688715
Item #688715

December 17, 1862

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 17, 1862  Although the title would suggest mostly religious content, there is also much reporting on the on-going Civil War.

Among war-related reports are: "Latest From Burnside" "The War For the Union" & "The Crossing of the Rappahannock Accomplished".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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688714

Battle of Fredericksburg...

Item #688714

December 24, 1862

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 24, 1862 



* Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia

* Robert E. Lee vs. Ambrose E. Burnside




Although the title would suggest mostly religious content, there is also much reporting on the on-going Civil War.

The front page has: "The Great Battle At Fredericksburg" which takes nearly 3 columns with many subheads including: "Sc... See More  

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688664

Follow-up to the Second Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688664

September 06, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 6, 1862 



* Second Battle of Bull Run # 2

* Manassas, Virginia

* Confederate victory




Most of the front page is taken up with follow-up reports on the Second Battle of Bull Run (Manassas). Front page column heads include: "THE WAR IN VIRGINIA" "Gen. McClellan's Orders on Assuming His Command" "Latest Reports of Rebel Movements&
... See More  

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688530

Clara Barton at the infamous Andersonville prison...

Item #688530

August 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1865 



* Nurse Clara Barton

* American Red Cross

* Andersonville Prison




The front page has: "From Brownsville" "Troops Across the River with Rebel Officers at their Head" "Cortinas's Latest Movement" and: "The Surratt Mystery" and; "Our Returning Heroes" with more. 

Page 4 has over half a column on t... See More  

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688527

Harvard's 'special' commencement on the end of the Civil War... Slavery abolished in Georgia...

Item #688527

July 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 



* Harvard University commencement

* Georgia no longer a slave state

* Post civil war reconstruction era




The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page.

Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated th
... See More  

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688525

Was Jeff. Davis starving Union prisoners?

Item #688525

August 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1865  



* Confederate President Jefferson Davis

* Henry Wirz - Andersonville Prison - Georgia




Among the front page articles: "Jeff. Davis & the Starvation of Union Soldiers" which includes mention of the infamous Andersonville prison. Also: "Virginia" "Decapitating the Volunteer Officers...".

Inside includes: "The Wi... See More  

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688168

Terrific reporting on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #688168

July 23, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1861  



* Battle of Bull Run # 1

* Manassas VA Virginia

* 1st major battle of the Civil War

* Confederate victory




Page 4 has some nice column heads on the battle of Bull Run, the first major battle of the Civil War, including: "THE GREAT BATTLE" "Incidents of Heroism" "The Battle Decisively Won" "The Enemy Attempt to Pursue... See More  

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688157

Fighting in Maryland...

Item #688157

September 14, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1862



* Kanawha Valley Campaign of 1862

* Battle of Harper's Ferry West Virginia

* Confederate invasion of the North




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Invasion Of Maryland" "Rumors of a Heavy Battle Below Hagerstown" 'Jackson Supposed to be Engaged with The National Forces at Martinsburg" "Fighting at... See More  

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688113

Nashville surrenders... So much more.

Item #688113

February 27, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1862  



* Fall of Nashville, Tennessee

* Edenton, North Carolina




Among the Civil War reports on the inside pages are: "From Pamlico Sound" "All Quiet at Elizabeth City" "The War in the South-West" "Occupation of Nashville Confirmed" "Martial Law in West Tennessee" "The Rebel Prisoners at Chicago" &quo... See More  

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688112

Crisis in the South...

Item #688112

December 30, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 30, 1860  Among the front page column heads on the events that would lead to the Civil War, are: "THE REVOLUTION" "Resignation of the Secretary of War" "Extraordinary Ultimatum of the South Carolina Commissioners" "The Admission of New Mexico with or Without Slavery, Recommended" "Seizure of a Revenue Cutter by the South ... See More  

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688106

Crisis in the South...

Item #688106

December 17, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 17, 1860  



* Pre Civil War tensions - Southern crisis

* Abraham Lincoln as president elect




Among the one column headlines on the tensions building in the South prior to the Civil War are: "THE NATIONAL CRISIS" "The Reaction at the Court" "Fears of the Abolitionists in Boston and Brooklyn" "The Police Out In Force" "Impo... See More  

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688105

Civil War map of Cape Hatteras...

Item #688105

January 29, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 29, 1862  



* General Ambrose Burnside

* North Carolina expedition

* Cape Hatteras map




The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Burnside Expedition. Map Showing Hatteras Inlet, Caper Hatteras & Loggerhead Inlet".

Several front page column heads on the Civil War including: "The Burnside Expedition" "Most of the Fleet &... See More  

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688097

Oath of allegiance required in Virginia...

Item #688097

July 24, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, July 24, 1862  



* Surprise at Greenville, Missouri

* Confederate guerrillas attack

* Captain William T. Leeper




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of Virginia" "Important Orders Issued by Gen. Pope" "All Disloyal Male Citizens Within His Lines to be Arrested" "Those Who Refuse to Take the Oath t
... See More  

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688096

Jeff Davis's speech to the troops...

Item #688096

October 25, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 25, 1863 



* Jefferson Davis speech

* Confederate president

* re. Chickamauga victory




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance of Gen. Banks on the Bayou Teche" "Interesting from the Texas Coast" "From the Rebel States" "Address of Jeff. Davis to Bragg's Army" which is signed in type: Jefferson... See More  

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$34.00
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